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Fall 2020 Calendar Update

posted Oct 13, 2020, 5:51 PM by Troop Webmaster   [ updated Oct 13, 2020, 5:56 PM ]

To be able to continue meeting together as a troop, we will continue to meet outdoors at the Matawan United Methodist Church, for Covid safety reasons. However, effective November 1, after we turn back the clocks and return to Standard Time, our meeting time and date are changing. Beginning on November 1, 2020 we will be meeting 3pm-4:30pm on Sunday afternoons to be able to utilize the daylight. We will continue to meet on Sunday afternoons through the fall and winter seasons until after we switch back to Daylight Saving Time and after Matawan schools Spring Break.

The calendar at will remain updated with events.

Community Service Sep 2020

posted Sep 14, 2020, 8:03 PM by Troop Webmaster

Our community service project is this coming Saturday, September 19, 2020.

Visit for information and to signup.

October 2020 Camping Trip

posted Sep 13, 2020, 9:02 AM by Troop Webmaster

Our October camping trip will be October 2-4, 2020 to Quail Hill Scout Reservation.

Visit for trip information and signup.

June 2020 Virtual Merit Badges

posted May 30, 2020, 9:31 AM by Troop Webmaster   [ updated May 30, 2020, 9:36 AM ]

Troop 66 will offering to it's scouts several Virtual Merit Badge session in the month of June. Please see the flyer for details or visit to signup or see a list of other Merit Badges we can offer virtually.

As always email if you wish to work on a merit badge not currently being offered and we will try to find a counselor to work with you.

Memorial Day Flag Service Project - May 16 2020

posted May 5, 2020, 10:05 AM by Troop Webmaster   [ updated May 5, 2020, 6:20 PM ]

Troop 66 will be participating in a community service project to place flags at the graves of veterans at Fairview Cemetery for Memorial Day. Please see the flyer for details.

Click here to sign up.

2020 Annual Summer Tee Shirt Design Challenge

posted Apr 19, 2020, 1:13 PM by Troop Webmaster

Scouts of Troop 66:

Do you have an idea for the design of this year's Summer Camp tee shirt? Then submit your idea to, and if it is the one selected, you'll get your shirt for free!

You don't need to be an artist (see some past sketches to final art below), just enter a rough sketch of your design with your name by  April 30.  The sketch can be hand drawn and a photo taken, it need not be done electronically.

Food Collection Drive - March 2020

posted Mar 27, 2020, 4:48 PM by Troop Webmaster

Matawan United Methodist Church food pantry needs our help even during these unfortunate times! Please see the flyer for details.

2020 Cake Auction Postponed

posted Mar 16, 2020, 5:38 AM by Troop Webmaster

The Annual Cake Auction and Potluck originally scheduled for April 1, 2020 has been postponed until further notice.

Check and your email for future updates.

Troop Meeting update 3/14/20

posted Mar 14, 2020, 11:40 AM by Troop Webmaster

Effective immediately, all Troop meetings are cancelled until further notice. Patrols should also not hold in-person meetings during this time until further notice.

Check and your email for future updates.

2020 Annual Family Cake Auction and Potluck Dinnner

posted Mar 11, 2020, 5:56 AM by Troop Webmaster

Our annual Potluck dinner and Cake Auction will be held on April 1, 2020. See flyer for details. Each scout is asked to prepare a single cake or desert. Each family is asked to bring a dish for the potluck and a beverage.

This is the only troop fundraiser we do each year and the funds raised go to running the Scouting program for the scouts in our troop.
Some items funded via this event include the fees paid for camp sites and maintaining our camping equipment. Please see any of the Troop adult leadership with any questions or concerns.

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